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be shortlisted

To be placed on a final list (a shortlist) of people or things that are being considered for something, such as an award or a position of employment. I was so shocked to hear that my story was shortlisted for the fiction award! Well, I was shortlisted for the job, but in the end they hired somebody else.
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The shortlist reads: "The Grade IIlisted Jennings warehouse building, which now forms a hub of activity in the seaside town of Porthcawl (South Wales), until early 2017 was abandoned and had fallen into disrepair.
A series of articles released by Manila Times' Jomar Canlas came out a few days later, detailing Sereno's exclusion of Jardeleza on the JBC shortlist, based on multiple Supreme Court insiders.
Abir Mukherjee and AaAaAeAedouard Louis are on the shortlist for the Breakthrou Author Award.
And the inclusion of spoken word poet Kate Tempest's Let Them Eat Chaos marks her second time on the shortlist.
In the Welsh Government Business Start-Up Award shortlist are Welshpool based builder Montgomeryshire Homes Ltd, pop-up Llandudno food business The Kitchen and cutting edge Prestatyn drone filming firm SkyWeb Aerial Media / THEDRONEGUY.
Nominated by Waterstones booksellers across the UK, the shortlist is comprised of four novels, three non-fiction titles and one children's book.
The shortlist also contains more Welsh-language releases than ever before - from Geraint Jarman, Calan and Gwenno.
Martin Powell, of The Institution of Structural Engineers, said: "This structural awards shortlist really showcases the outstanding professionalism and creativity of structural engineers and the profound effect they have in helping to shape our world.
Among those in the shortlist is Burton Mill Restoration in Nuneaton, which is up for the Building Conservation Award.
The judges were in unanimous agreement that the calibre of nominations was extremely high this year and that picking a shortlist was very difficult.
The awards shortlist, which is made up of 118 entries from 12 countries, was judged by a 44 member strong panel of senior agency heads and global brand marketers.
ERIC CANTONA dominates the shortlists for the Premier League 20 Seasons Awards.
Rob Casey and Mark Runnacles are both on the shortlist for Sports Photographer of the Year.
Summary: The shortlist can now be revealed for this year's British Legal Awards hosted
An expert panel of judges selected the shortlist from 722 entries from 63 countries worldwide.